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Magnetic enhancement of superconductivity

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Movshovich et al. suggest that our calorimetric observation of the FFLO superconducting phase boundary1 and its angular dependence are inconsistent with their own data reporting the possible presence of an FFLO phase, and that we have incorrectly used magnetothermal measurements to identify the order of the FFLO transition. They also contest that the correlation of the magnetization steps with the calorimetrically identified FFLO superconducting phase of CeCoIn5 is coincidental. We consider each of these points in turn.

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Radovan, H., Fortune, N., Murphy, T. et al. Magnetic enhancement of superconductivity. Nature 427, 802 (2004) doi:10.1038/427802b

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